01 Aug '17, 12pm

Former Army Medic Receives Medal of Honor for Vietnam War Heroism

Former Army Medic Receives Medal of Honor for Vietnam War Heroism

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2017 — President Donald J. Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Spc. 5 James McCloughan during a White House ceremony today for heroism during the Vietnam War almost a half century ago. In a July 31, 2017, White House ceremony, President Donald J. Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Spc. 5 James McCloughan for heroism during the Vietnam War in 1969. Army graphic Medal of Honor In a July 31, 2017, White House ceremony, President Donald J. Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Spc. 5 James McCloughan for heroism during the Vietnam War in 1969. Army graphic Download Image Image details page McCloughan, a medic and a Vietnam veteran, was one of 89 soldiers in Company C, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 196th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, who fought on Nui Yon Hill, near the city of Tam Kỳ from May 13 to 15, 196...

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